Lecture Notes in Computer Science Volume 289, 1987, pp 231-243

The dependability approach to critical computing systems

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Abstract

Critical computing systems are considered from the dependability viewpoint. A framework for the design and validation of critical computing systems is derived from the interpretation of the quantified objectives assigned to safety-related computing systems in terms of dependability measures (especially failure rate). This framework associates design diversity together with formal verification and reliability calculations for both hardware and software.